ISSUE 30

 Return to the BUILD


“In this issue, further details are added to the pelvis and torso.”

 

Contents


Parts

Materials: All of the parts in this issue are plastic.

Magazine

  • Magic On Screen: The Special Effects of Transformers
  • Omega Supreme: Much More Than a Titan
  • Skids: Small, but Tough
  • Transformers Victory: New Year, New Series
  • Step-by-Step Assembly Instructions

Build


Pelvis (7) and Torso (4)

Step 30-1

Drive one (1) MP screw almost all of the way into the post of the Right Pelvis Detail (30D).

NOTE: The parts list has this Detail mislabeled. It is actually the for the left side of the pelvis!

Retrieve your Left Side of Pelvis assembly from the previous issue. Fit the post of this Right Pelvis Detail into this matching slot.

The tightness of the MP screw we added to the Detail may need to be adjusted so that this is a snug fit:

When seated correctly, the wide tab of this Detail should fill the gap and be level with the Pelvis edge:

Step 30-2

Retrieve your Right Side of the Pelvis assembly from the previous issue. Fit the post of the Left Pelvis Detail (30C) into this matching hole and align the keyed tab (arrow below) into this notch of the Pelvis.

NOTE: Accordingly, the parts list also has this Detail mislabeled. It is actually the for the right side of the pelvis:

Secure this Detail into place from the inside with one (1) MP screw:

Step 30-3

Press the two pins of the Right Torso Detail B (30F) into these matching posts of the Right Side Support of Central Torso (30A), orienting it as shown.

As these parts may not be marked, I have labeled the left and right side parts to help determine which is which:

Knowing this, we can fit this Detail B into the proper posts of the Right Side Support:

Then, press the two pins of the Right Torso Detail A (30E) into these matching posts of the Right Side Support, orienting it as shown:

Step 30-4

Moving over to the left side, press the two pins of the Left Torso Detail B (30H) into these matching posts of the Left Side Support of Central Torso (30B), orienting it as shown:

Then, press the two pins of the Left Torso Detail A (30G) into these matching posts of the Left Side Support, orienting it as shown:

This is what our completed left and right Side Support assemblies should look like:

Step 30-5

Retrieve your Central Part of Torso (29D) assembly from the previous issue. Press the two posts of the Left Side Support of Central Torso into the matching posts at this location, orienting it as shown:

In the same way, press the two posts of the Right Side Support of Central Torso into the matching posts at this location, as shown:

Step 30-6

Retrieve your left and right Detail Bracket assemblies from the previous issue. Press the D-shaped pin the left Bracket into the matching hole at this location on the Central Part of Torso:

Then, press the D-shaped pin the right Bracket into the matching hole at this location on the Central Part of Torso:

Here are all of the details we have attached to our Central Part of Torso:

Thoughts


We are just cruising right along adding interesting detail and mounting points for future parts. I can’t wait to see it all come together!

Next Up


 Issue 31 – Front of Torso, Torso Details, Lower Torso Supports (Coming Soon)

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